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  • noun The water used in a bath (bathtub).

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Examples

  • Below them, the used bathwater from the public baths ran down a slight incline to carry away the waste.

    The (Lesser) Rules of Civilization | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • Throwing the baby out with the bathwater is not the solution, nor is making the perfect the enemy of the good.

    Matthew Yglesias » ONE Vote

  • Middle (baby in bathwater) courtesy puebloapueblo. org.

    Boing Boing: December 3, 2006 - December 9, 2006 Archives

  • Before-and-after analyses of the footbath by the Medical Toxicology Unit, New Cross, confirmed that the brown stuff that appears in the bathwater is iron-based, and that the bathwater showed no sign of the urea and creatinine ( "probably the smallest molecules - call them 'toxins' if you like - that your body gets rid of, in places like urine and sweat") that you'd expect if any dialysis were happening.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • Before-and-after analyses of the footbath by the Medical Toxicology Unit, New Cross, confirmed that the brown stuff that appears in the bathwater is iron-based, and that the bathwater showed no sign of the urea and creatinine ( "probably the smallest molecules - call them 'toxins' if you like - that your body gets rid of, in places like urine and sweat") that you'd expect if any dialysis were happening.

    Bad Science and rusty footbath revisionism

  • Before-and-after analyses of the footbath by the Medical Toxicology Unit, New Cross, confirmed that the brown stuff that appears in the bathwater is iron-based, and that the bathwater showed no sign of urea or creatinine (the smallest organic molecules excreted by the body via urine and sweat - "call them 'toxins', if you like") that you'd expect if any dialysis were happening.

    Dodgy detox

  • Before-and-after analyses of the footbath by the Medical Toxicology Unit, New Cross, confirmed that the brown stuff that appears in the bathwater is iron-based, and that the bathwater showed no sign of urea or creatinine (the smallest organic molecules excreted by the body via urine and sweat - "call them 'toxins', if you like") that you'd expect if any dialysis were happening.

    Archive 2004-05-01

  • But I'm not sure that chucking the baby out with the bathwater is the solution.

    It's Gender Ambiguous Liturgy Dude!

  • On the plus side, I can now sometimes tell an arm from a leg when it comes smacking into my ribs, and the baby can already make wavelets in the bathwater, which is amusing.

    Not as useless as I thought I was

  • Adding herbs to the bathwater is an effective way of making the therapeutic elements available to the body.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

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  • Upstream a metre and downstream a metre, trickling sound registers in each ear, an alto tinkling, a basso gurgling, the upper notes resembling skylark song, the lower resembling bathwater unplugged, concurrently continuously varying.

    - Peter Reading, C, 1984

    August 2, 2008